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Variety is reporting that Woody Harrelson (The Hunger Games) has joined the Scott Cooper crime drama Out of the Furnace as the lead villain.

Reports Variety:

Scott Cooper is writing and directing the pic, which stars Christian Bale and Casey Affleck as brothers, with the latter thesp lured into a violent crime ring when a cruel twist of fate lands the former in prison.

Harrelson is in talks to play Curtis DeGroat, the ringleader who Bale’s character winds up seeking vengeance against. Zoe Saldana and Sam Shepard are set to co-star as Bale’s love interest and his uncle, respectively.

We previously reported a casting roundup for the film, to which Harrelson is the latest addition. Are you interested in this one?

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